Part 1: How to Build a Strong Personal Brand

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When you need to stand out in a competitive job market, having a solid personal brand makes a difference. While it’s easy to assume that crafting a stellar personal brand is challenging, it’s often reasonably easy. If you aren’t sure where to begin, here’s a look at how to build a strong personal brand. Define… Read more »

3 Time Management Tips to Avoid Having Too Much Work in Progress

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Having too much work in progress can leave you feeling overtasked, which increases your odds of burnout. Plus, it makes tracking your duties harder, making mistakes far more likely. Fortunately, by embracing specific time management best practices, you can make your workload more manageable. Here are three time management tips to get you started. 1…. Read more »

The New Normal

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Join us on Tuesday, April 14, 2020, at Noon CST for a Live Webinar with Valerie Grubb. This webinar is valid for 1 PDC toward SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP recertification and has been pre-approved by HRCI for 1 HR (General) recertification credit hour. Click here to register. Before March 2020, it was business as usual for… Read more »

Are You Focusing on Your Personal Development?

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Many professionals mistakenly believe that they can rely on their employers to keep them moving forward in their careers. While your company may provide you with some skills training, that alone might not keep you heading in the right direction. Your personal development also matters, and that’s something your employer can’t address. Personal growth and… Read more »

Do You Have the Personality Trait Top Leaders Share?

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To be a successful leader, you often need a robust skill set. Along with subject-matter expertise, you have to be adept at guiding others through the challenges of today and toward a brighter future. While it may seem that the path to long-term success can be highly varied, there is a trait that most strong… Read more »

You Can’t Succeed Without These 3 Things

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When it comes to defining success, each person views it a bit differently. However, success is something essentially everyone wants to achieve, as reaching one’s goals is a shared priority among professionals at every level. Success is something that is often sought but isn’t universally achieved. While some may assume that talent is what separates… Read more »

Are Your Career Goals Too Big?

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Practically every professional has lofty career goals they would love to attain. However, it isn’t uncommon for that goal to feel like it is just past the horizon, like it is a bit too far out of reach to be achievable. That may lead you to wonder if your goal is actually too big, something that… Read more »

Do You Share These 10 Traits of Influential People?

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While each person is unique, many leaders share specific traits that allow them to be highly influential people. Often, this doesn’t include the power of intimidation and coercion. Instead, it’s the ability to motivate and inspire, coupled with being able to make the right decisions at key times. Here are 10 traits influential people generally… Read more »

Don’t Scare Away Employees With Your Bad Company Reputation

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Your company reputation plays a large role in areas like recruitment and retention. If your business becomes known as a bad employer, you aren’t going to be able to secure the top talent you need to thrive. Even a few negative employee reviews can be incredibly damaging. Thanks to technology, current and former workers can… Read more »